PRO/AH/EDR> Leptospirosis – India: (KA)

Leptospirosis — India
Water should be boiled before consumption. People should not take baths in standing water as excreta and urine of animals might have contaminated that water. Care should be taken to ensure that food items, fruits, vegetables, etc are not accessible to rats. All holes, cracks, etc in houses, godowns [a warehouse or other storage place], drains, fields, etc should be sealed to destroy the rats, and carcasses of rats should be properly disposed of. It is better if rubber boots are worn when